About KNIB

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB) is a private, non-governmental, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to educating and involving individuals in productive solutions that care for our stateline community environment.

Since 1988, Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful has been engaged in educating, developing public awareness, and providing service to the residents of Northern Illinois with regard to the abatement of litter, the preservation of our local resources, and the management of solid waste.

Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful works with businesses, schools, neighborhood groups, and local governments to enhance our neighborhoods, and to use, reuse, and recycle our world’s resources for future generations.

Our Mission: To improve our environment through education, public awareness and community involvement.

Volunteers are necessary and welcome to help execute our programs. We encourage individuals, groups, and families to volunteer their time to give back to our community.

Click here for a video highlighting why we do what we do.

For more information, click Get Involved! or call 815-637-1343.

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